Derry O’Leary Trio
Piano About Town
Derry O’Leary is one of the busiest, and most appreciated musicians around. Not only is he an accomplished pianist, but an arranger, singer, composer and conductor. Classically trained, he’s what the critics call a “cross over player”; He loves the classics & loves to swing! Together with bassist Roger Johns, and drummer/percussionist Bill Watkins, they make up the very capable, Derry O’Leary trio.
A class act for whatever your event needs may be. Whether you just need the band to play atmosphere music, or entertain your guests with Derry’s popular “televison trivia”, or showtunes showcase this capable group of seasoned pro’s, knows how to keep your function flowing!
The Derry O’Leary Trio
Derry began playing piano at the age of 5. since that time he has accumulated an amassed an amazing credentials that include recordings, for major record labels, television, cruise ships, radio, concerts and work at the most prestigiuos hotels, country clubs and supper clubs in the country.zing bio, of work. Which includes television Dery who is an accomplished soloist, is essentially an accoustic player, but when required can be totally self contained, with electric piano, sound system and drum machine.
Roger Johns started playing professionally at the age of fifteen, in his home state of Illonois. He migrated to Colorao in 1974, and since that time has been expertly playing his bass, and recording various musical styles.
Bill Watkins, is a Denver Native, who’s love of drums began in elementary school. He has backed numerous performers including Billy Eckstein, Tony Scott, Jimmy Rodgers etc. Having traveled the world, Bill was delighted to meet the “musically compatible” Derry. They have been working together for many years.